Tax Stupidity

There are a lot of people calling for raising taxes. Tom Coburn (a Republican, it should be noted) is in favor of increasing tax revenue by raising nominal rates on the wealthy. Daniel Berger thinks it’s unfair that the rich (himself excepted, of course) don’t pay their fair share. These two stories, then, reveal . . . → Read More: Tax Stupidity

Peter Grandich: What a Turnaround in Junior Gold Mining Stocks Will Look Like

The fundamentals at many junior mining companies have improved, yet their stock prices continue to languish. In this interview with The Gold Report, market guru Peter Grandich gives his thoughts on when this may end and where gold is headed in 2013, and names some of his picks in unlikely jurisdictions.

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Economic Events on December 11, 2012

At 7:30 AM Eastern time, the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for November will be released, providing information regarding the health and confidence of small businesses in the United States.  The consensus is that the index is at a level of 92.5, which is 0.6 points lower than the previous month’s value.

At 7:45 . . . → Read More: Economic Events on December 11, 2012